22 May 2001
FITZGERALD, F. Scott. This Side of Paradise. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1931.
8o. Original green cloth (spine slightly darkened with a few splits at ends).
Later printing, PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY FITZGERALD on the front free endpaper: "For Bobby Ballantyne This record of things as they were when your father & I were your age F Scott Fitzgerald Tryon, 1937."
Bobby Ballantyne was the son of fellow-Princetonian Howard Ballantyne. Additionally ANNOTATED BY FITZGERALD on p. 47, Spires and Gargoyles, where he has added in margin "named Howard Ballantyne-only it was President" with an arrow pointing to character referenced as "a Lawrenceville celebrity vice-president."
FITZGERALD, F. Scott. All the Sad Young Men. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. 8o. Original green cloth (front hinge cracked). FIRST EDITION. Bruccoli A13.1.a. (2)
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